Fragmentary pair statuette

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, mastaba G 2350 (= G 5290), debris E of S end

Dimensions

Other: 9.5 x 7.3 x 7.4 cm (3 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3164c

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head and wig of male statuette. Facial features missing. Giza Archives describe as part of pair, female missing head, portion of seat back(?). Part of same statue with 13.3164a and 13,3164b.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza mastaba G 2350 (= G 5290), debris E of S end. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition